Conference Date
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Chicago, IL

2015 Speakers

Robert Handfield

Bank of America Professor of Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Resource Cooperative, Poole College of Management, NC State University

Rob Handfield is the Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University, and Executive Director of the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative (  He also serves as Faculty Lead for the Manufacturing Analytics group within the International Institute of Analytics, and is on the Faculty for Operations Research Curriculum at NC State University.  He has published in more than 100 peer reviewed journal articles.

Handfield has consulted with over 25 Fortune 500 companies, and is considered a thought leader in the field of supply chain management, and is an industry expert in the field of strategic sourcing, supply market intelligence, and supplier development.  He has spoken on these subjects across the globe, including China, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Latin America, Europe, Korea, Japan, Canada, and other venues.

P1: Key Contributions to Enterprise Value that an Empowered Procurement Function can Provide